INF 393C.11 - Treatment Techniques for Bound Materials

Spring 2016
Unique ID: 27630
Syllabus:   Syllabus
Prof:  Elder, Rebecca
Room: UTA 1.506A
Days:  Mon
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 

Prerequisites:
Graduate standing; Information Studies 392E is strongly recommended.

Description:
Basic techniques for care and handling of bound materials including but not limited to sewing structure, minor mends, and enclosures.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Notes:
This class will cover the basic principles of book repair and book repair program management for non-rare materials, including:

• Lab safety and procedures
• Book structure
• Basic book repair techniques
• Basic protective enclosures
• Sourcing materials and budgeting

The class will be composed primarily of hands-on work. The major assignment will be a portfolio of models of each technique covered in class. There will be three smaller assignments as well.

Previous year syllabus - https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/Syllabus%20Book%20Lab%20Spring%202015_0.pdf

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